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Mountainman

Display name: Mountain Man
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Engineer, economist, environmentalist, tea-drinker

The Springbok colours of green and gold came to us quite by accident in 1906, as did the Springbok emblem itself. It could just have easily been, I don't know, mauve and orange with a rhinoceros motif.

The way to make the world better still is not to blame us for your problems, but to work with us to make it better. After all, it's something we've been doing for a long, long time.

Our mountains are the cathedral of the Khoisan. Their scriptures are written on the walls. Where are their land claims?

If Angus Buchan were any more popular than he is, he'd be dangerous.

I should hope we all know by now that Easter originally had nothing to do with Christianity.

I’m glad that South Africans say ‘braai’, and not ‘barbecue’, a word that loses any distinction when one considers that to a Yank it means any place where heat meets meat.

Just over a decade ago I went to my first and, as it turned out, only auction.

The ANC big wigs, Cosatu, and the SACP were all outraged and ready to throw Zuma out but along came the DA and EFF and forced the ruling party to close ranks.

I was accosted by two Mormon missionaries in the shopping centre recently. I'm inquisitive, and I had a bit of time,

If you visit us in the mountains and you see Darth Vader cutting the grass alongside the road, don’t be alarmed. It’s just how we do our gardening.

The Bill of Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights owe not only their substance but also their words to those Medieval barons.

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